|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 186|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Lord Bingham of Cornhill CJ, Smedley and Thomas JJ
|Representation||Graham Cooke (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the appellant|
|David Perry (instructed by the Attorney General ) as amicus|
|Judgment Dates:||6 May 1998|
Children and young persons - Detention - Punishment of grave offences - Young offender aged 14 at date of offence, but aged 15 at date of conviction - Whether court subject to constraints in sentencing - .